Food & Nutrition
A better brew

A better brew

Try a dark beer
By Karina Timmel

There is such a thing as a better brew. According to Tom Dargen, director of Brewing Operations at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants (www.gordonbiersch.com), many dark beers such as Schwarz Bier and Guinness are actually lower in calories because they contain less malt and alcohol, despite their strong taste. Also, just like red wine, dark beers contain antioxidants that benefit your body—when consumed in moderation. Happy Oktoberfest!